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State Summary: Maryland, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Maryland
2019 Health of Women and Children Report
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State Findings: Maryland, 2019, 2019 Health Of Women And Children Report
Strengths
  • Low prevalence of food insecurity
  • Low prevalence of household smoke
  • Low prevalence of substance use disorder among adolescents
Challenges
  • High drug death rate among women
  • High percentage of low-risk cesarean deliveries
  • High prevalence of overweight or obesity among children
Highlights
  • In the past year, teen births decreased 16% from 17.0 to 14.2 births per 1,000 females ages 15-19
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among females ages 13-17 increased 11% from 51.8% to 57.5%
  • In the past year, HPV immunization among males ages 13-17 increased 9% from 44.5% to 48.4%
  • In the past three years, tobacco use during pregnancy decreased 21% from 7.0% to 5.5% of live births
  • In the past three years, drug deaths increased 89% from 12.1 to 22.9 deaths per 100,000 females ages 15-44
  • In the past three years, child mortality increased 12% from 22.6 to 25.2 deaths per 100,000 children ages 1-19
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